|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to codes|
|Jun 16, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6561
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S6561 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6561 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6561 SPONSOR: MYRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to eligibility for conviction sealing for certain applicants PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To amend statute 160.59 of the criminal procedure law, and expand the accessibility and effectiveness of conviction sealing. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: amends statute 160.59 of the criminal procedure law to allow for more misdemeanor convictions to be sealed and adds two minor offenses to the list of offenses that are eligible for sealing. This section also simplifies what a judge shall consider when reviewing an application for sealing. Section 2: sets the effective date order to have an intimate image permanently removed from the internet.
S6561 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6561 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MYRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to eligibility for conviction sealing for certain applicants THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 160.59 of the criminal procedure law, as added by section 48 of part WWW of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017 and paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 and subdivision 11 as amended by chapter 60 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows: § 160.59 Sealing of certain convictions. 1. Definitions: As used in this section, the following terms shall have the following meanings: (a) "Eligible offense" shall mean A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW OR A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 240.37 OF THE PENAL LAW OR any crime defined in the laws of this state other than a sex offense defined in article one hundred thirty of the penal law, an offense defined in article two hundred sixty-three of the penal law, a felony offense defined in article one hundred twenty-five of the penal law, a violent felony offense defined in section 70.02 of the penal law, a class A felony offense defined in the penal law, a felony offense defined in article one hundred five of the penal law where the underlying offense is not an eligible offense, an attempt to commit an offense that is not an eligible offense if the attempt is a felony, or an offense for which registration as a sex offender is required pursuant to article six-C of the correction law. For the purposes of this section, where the [defendant] APPLICANT is convicted of more than one eligible offense, [committed as part of the same criminal transaction as defined in subdi- vision two of section 40.10 of this chapter, those offenses shall be considered one eligible offense] FOR WHICH THEY WERE CHARGED IN SEPARATE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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